A lamp as delicate as a flower

Heracleum 2 Bottoni corksThe decorative Heracleum LED lamp was inspired by the Heracleum plant and is definitely one of the most delicate lamps, created with a very interesting technique of coating conductive layers and with white leaves/lenses that ramify from one branch creating a very thin and delicate natural structure. This design is not possible with normal wires.

 Here is the story of its creation by the designer Bertjan Pot:
 "Heracleum arrived at Moooi as a fantasy. I had the wish to light many LED-lights at the same time. I experimented with bundles of electricity wires that I shaped into a branch structure. During the development of the design it just seemed that too much soldering was required. Then Marcel Wanders had the 'luminous' idea to use his ELECTROSANDWICH® to make the design possible. The structure was coated with a plastic layer for isolation and on top of that a conductive layer to supply the LEDs with power. Using this technique it was possible to create a structure more slender than I had hoped for when I started the project. The technique and design are perfect for each other." 
Heracleum detail
The new version Heracleum II also provides unique and sparkling illumination and includes a new LED that makes it much more efficient and allows endless technical possibilities. It is offered in copper or nickel and is dimmable. 
A great accent piece for any interior using one of the most eco-friendly types of lighting - LEDs!

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